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Leonardo Chianti Riserva 2012 Wine Review

Leonardo Chianti Riserva 2012

Leonardo Chianti Riserva 2012

Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $20.95

Drink: 2016-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Leonardo

Agent: Dionysus Wines & Spirits Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 89/100

A full-bodied Italian red wine with lots of juicy, mouth-watering acidity for tomato sauce and pasta. On the palate, attractive black fruit flavours with toasty oak. Finishes with vanilla smoke. Pair with grilled meats.

Chianti Riserva food pairings: grilled steak, stuffed pork chops, spaghetti Bolognese.

Perfect Pasta and Tomato Sauce Wine

This Leonardo Chianti Riserva 2012 was reviewed on January 12, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Aromas may seem mild to moderate at the outset but it opens up after minutes in the glass. The Leonardo shows a smooth mouthfeel, mellow tannins (dusty mouthfeel), moderate dark berry and plum notes, a medium body and shorter than expected dark chocolate finish. Enjoy pairing with braised meats (or braising your meats with). Tasted Jan 2017 - @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca
Leonardo Chianti Riserva is a Sangiovese and Merlot red wine blend from grapes sources around the town of Vinci, the birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci. - Community Wine Reviews
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